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Solar Energy in Max, ND

Solar Energy in Max

The month of August has the highest historical solar radition values in Max with an average of 5.98 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in Max

Solar panels in Max that are tilted towards the equator at an angle equal to the latitude will produce the maximum solar energy output. [More]

Sunrise & Sunset in Max

The total length of the day in Max, ND today (November 18, 2017) will be 09 hours and 05 minutes. [More]

Max, ND Solar Energy

Solar Power in Max, ND

Solar Energy Data in Max, ND

See the chart below to see how different types of solar panel installations compare in Max.

* Amounts listed in kWh/m2/day (kilowatt hours per square meter per day).
* See glossary & definitions below.


Solar Energy Analysis for Max, ND

Solar Radiation Data in Max

Based on historical Max, ND data, solar panels that are tilted towards the equator at an angle equal to the latitude will produce the maximum solar energy output in Max. [1]

Max has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 3.78 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 14% less than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 4.38 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Max that are always titled at the latitude of Max (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.51 kWh/m2/day, or about 19% greater than the average monthly GHI of 3.78 kWh/m2/day and approximately 3% greater than the average monthly DNI of 4.38 kWh/m2/day. [1]

* See glossary & definitions below.

Solar Energy Glossary

Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI)

Global Horizontal Irradiance: The total amount of solar radiation that is received per unit area by a surface that is always positioned in a horizontal manner.

Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI)

Direct Normal Irradiance: The total amount of solar radiation received per unit area by a surface that is always perpendicular to the sun rays that come in a straight line from the direction of the sun at its current position in the sky.

Average Tilt at Latitude (ATaL)

Average Tilt at Latitude: The total amount of solar radiation received per unit area by a surface that is tilted toward the equator at an angle equal to the current latitude. ATaL will often produce the optimum energy output.

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Solar Radiation Levels in Max

Solar Radiation Data in Max, ND

See the chart below for monthly solar radiation levels in Max.

* Amounts listed in kWh/m2/day (kilowatt hours per square meter per day)

Solar Radiation Analysis for Max, ND

Solar Radiation Data in Max

Max, ND has a average annual solar radiation value of 4.78 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in Max is August with an average of 5.98 kWh/m2/day, followed by July at 5.97 kWh/m2/day and May at 5.76 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Max (North Dakota) are December with an average of 2.73 kWh/m2/day, followed by November with an average of 3.18 kWh/m2/day and January at 3.47 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar Power Comparison: Max vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in Max

The average monthly solar radiation level in Max, ND, of 4.78 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day) is approximately 28% greater than the average level of 3.73 kWh/m2/day in a city with historically low levels (WA) and is approximately 28% less than the average level of 6.6 kWh/m2/day in a city with historically high levels (NV). [1]


→ Values listed as 0 (zero) are not available (N/A).

Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

Below is a month-by-month comparison of how average Max solar radiation levels compare to average levels in a city with historcially high levels (NV) and a city with historically low levels (WA). [1]

→ k/m/d = kWh/m2/day = kilowatt hours per square meter per day.
→ Values listed as 0 (zero) are not available (N/A).

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Solar Data & Statistics for Max

Sunrise / Sunset in Max

  • Sunrise/Sunset for November 18, 2017 [2]
    • Sunrise: 7:58 am
    • Sunset: 5:03 pm
    • Solar Noon: 12:30 pm
    • Length of Day: 09:05
Solar Energy Statistics for Max

Best Months for Solar in Max

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation August (5.98 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: July (6.42 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (7.26 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: July (6.81 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Max

We do not currently have data on solar panel installations in the city of Max, ND at this current time.

However, Max is in McLean County and McLean County has at least 0 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in Max

The Power of Solar in Max, ND

Monthly AC solar system output averages for Max (nd). Month-by-month solar power, as ranked by AC output, in Max. [2]

* Amounts listed in kWhac (kilowatt hours (AC))

Solar Output Analysis for Max, ND

Solar Radiation Data in Max

Max (ND) has a average annual solar AC output value of 5695.45 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Max is August with an average of 574.85 kWhac, followed by July at 571.49 kWhac and May at 566.64 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Max (North Dakota) are December with an average of 297.85 kWhac, followed by November with an average of 327.39 kWhac and January at 384.35 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Max

Max Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Max averaged 12.22 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in August 2017, which was about 7% less than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 13.19¢/kWh in August. [3]

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Max Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in North Dakota averaged $20.51 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in August 2017, which was approximately 13% more than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $18.09 per Mcf in August. [4]

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Solar Businesses in Max

Solar Energy Contractors in Max

Contractors & builders that specialize in solar panel installations in or near Max, ND.

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Solar Energy Equipment in Max

Businesses that sell solar energy equipment and/or solar parts in or near Max, ND.

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Energy Conservation Consultants in Max

Energy conservation specialists that offer consulting services in or near Max, ND.

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Weather Forecast for Max, ND [5]

Sat Nov 18
19°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 13°F
Max: 19°F
Moderate breeze: 7 mps WNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 70%
Cloud cover: 0%
Sun Nov 19
36°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 24°F
Max: 40°F
Fresh Breeze: 10 mps W
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 69%
Cloud cover: 0%
Mon Nov 20
43°F
Broken Clouds
Min: 14°F
Max: 46°F
High wind, near gale: 15 mps WSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 59%
Cloud cover: 64%
Tue Nov 21
13°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 8°F
Max: 13°F
Moderate breeze: 6 mps NNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 0%
Wed Nov 22
34°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 15°F
Max: 39°F
Strong breeze: 12 mps SSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 57%
Thu Nov 23
48°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 23°F
Max: 48°F
Fresh Breeze: 8 mps WSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 0%

More about Max

About Max

The city of Max, ND in McLean County has an approximate population of 334. [6]

Max Solar Power

Max, ND Solar Energy

To learn more about solar energy and solar power Max, ND, or for more solar-related resources for Max, visit the U.S. Energy Information Administration.

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